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2022 Planting Calendar: When to Start Vegetable Seeds | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Planting Calendar for Lillooet, BC

For the Almanac's fall and spring planting calendars, we've calculated the best time to start seeds indoors, when to transplant young plants outside, and when to direct seed into the ground.

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Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on June 22 (at HIGHLAND VALLEY LORNEX, BC climate station, elevation 4160 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-22
Moon Jun 17-22
BasilFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jun 8-29
Moon Jun 8-16
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
BroccoliFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
CabbageFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
CantaloupesFrost May 25-Jun 1
Moon May 25-Jun 1
Frost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 17-20
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost May 18-Jun 1
Moon May 18
CauliflowerFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
CeleryFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 1
Moon May 25-Jun 1
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost Jun 22-Jul 6
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
CornN/AN/AFrost Jul 6-27
Moon Jul 17-27
CucumbersFrost May 25-Jun 1
Moon May 25-Jun 1
Frost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 17-20
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost Jun 22-Jul 27
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3, Jul 17-27
EggplantsFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 17-20
N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)Frost Mar 30-Apr 13
Moon Mar 30-Apr 5
Frost May 4-25
Moon May 4- 5, May 19-25
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 29-Jul 20
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3, Jul 17-20
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost Jun 29-Jul 13
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3
N/A
KaleFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost May 25-Jun 15
Moon May 25-Jun 3
N/A
KohlrabiFrost May 11-25
Moon May 19-25
Frost Jun 1- 8
Moon Jun 1- 3
N/A
LettuceFrost May 11-25
Moon May 19-25
Frost Jun 8-Jul 6
Moon Jun 17-Jul 3
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 17-20
OnionsN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 15
Moon Jun 4-15
OreganoFrost Apr 13-May 11
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 8
Moon May 25-Jun 3
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 1-22
Moon Jun 4-16
PeasN/AN/AFrost May 11-Jun 1
Moon May 19-Jun 1
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 15-Jul 6
Moon Jun 15-16, Jul 4- 6
PumpkinsFrost Jun 1-15
Moon Jun 1- 3
Frost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 17-20
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Apr 27-May 18
Moon May 6-18
RosemaryFrost Apr 13-27
Moon Apr 19-27
Frost Jun 29-Jul 20
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3, Jul 17-20
N/A
SageFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost Jun 22-Jul 6
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost May 11-Jun 1
Moon May 19-Jun 1
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 13-27
Moon Jul 13-16
Swiss ChardFrost May 11-25
Moon May 19-25
Frost Jun 1- 8
Moon Jun 1- 3
N/A
ThymeFrost Apr 13-May 11
Moon Apr 19-May 5
Frost Jun 22-Jul 13
Moon Jun 22-Jul 3
N/A
TomatoesFrost Apr 27-May 11
Moon Apr 27-May 5
Frost Jun 29-Jul 20
Moon Jun 29-Jul 3, Jul 17-20
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost May 25-Jun 15
Moon Jun 4-15
WatermelonsFrost May 25-Jun 1
Moon May 25-Jun 1
Frost Jul 6-20
Moon Jul 17-20
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost Jul 6-Aug 3
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost Jul 6-Aug 3
Moon Jul 17-Aug 1

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 2 (at HIGHLAND VALLEY LORNEX, BC climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Jul 19
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 20Frost July 13N/A
BroccoliFrost May 22Frost Jun 19N/A
CabbageFrost May 12Frost Jun 9N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost July 20
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
CauliflowerFrost May 22Frost Jun 19N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 10Frost July 13N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost July 27
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost July 20
EggplantsFrost Mar 20Frost July 20N/A
Fava Beans (Broad Beans)N/AN/AFrost Jul 4
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost July 20
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 9Frost July 13N/A
KaleFrost Jun 11Frost Jul 9N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 14
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
OkraN/AN/AFrost July 20
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost June 22
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jun 29
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost July 6
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost July 20
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Jul 29
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 8
Sweet PotatoesFrost Mar 31Frost July 27N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
TomatoesFrost Mar 25Frost July 20N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Jul 24
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost July 20
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost August 3
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost August 3